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1. Greek PM tweaks cabinet to increase efficiency on economy, labor and environment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-pm-tweaks-cabinet-to-increase-efficiency-on-economy-labor-and-environment

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has introduced changes to the makeup of his cabinet aimed at increasing its “operational efficiency,” government spokesman Stelios Petsas said on Tuesday....

2. Health officials call cops on quarantine violators

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-officials-call-cops-on-quarantine-violators

A recent traveler who was instructed to remain in self isolation but was out and about was greeted by police officers at the door, with authorities saying they were stepping up home inspections to combat quarantine violations...

3. Up to 1500 Limassol residents could be carrying virus, expert says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/up-to-1500-limassol-residents-could-be-carrying-virus-expert-says

There could be as many as 1,000-1,500 Limassol residents carrying an active coronavirus infection, member of the government’s coronavirus task force, Leontios Kostrikis, said Monday....

4. Cyprus announces measures to curb airport congestion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-announces-measures-to-curb-airport-congestion

A broad meeting on Monday chaired by transport minister Yiannis Karousos agreed on the need to take action to prevent congestion at Cyprus airports, after viral photos of passengers crammed into each other at the Larnaca airport caused intense public reaction over the health and safety measures being implemented....

5. Airport video shows no social distancing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/airport-video-shows-no-social-distancing

Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos has reacted to viral photos that showed passengers crowding each other at the Larnaca airport terminal, arguing that face masks are the next best thing where social distancing is not an effective measure...

6. Cyprus downgrades Greece amid virus fears

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-downgrades-greece-amid-virus-fears

Cyprus will introduce mandatory testing for all arrivals from Greece starting August 6, after many cases were detected during random tests from passengers returning from Greece in the last few days....

7. Cyprus welcomes Brits back amid spike

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-welcomes-brits-back-amid-spike

Five flights from British airports were scheduled to land in the Republic of Cyprus on Saturday, after the island listed the United Kingdom in Category B, which means arriving passengers are not required to be under self-isolation...

8. Cyprus back to square one

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-back-to-square-one

Wearing a mask in public indoor spaces will be mandatory in the Republic of Cyprus, following a government decision in response to concerns over a recent spike of coronavirus cases...

9. Opinions differ on cause of recent spike

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/opinions-differ-on-cause-of-recent-spike

The Cypriot health minister says complacency is to blame in the recent spike of coronavirus cases locally, but a health expert on the government’s task force is pointing the finger at the opening of airports last month...

10. Thirteen new cases raise alarm in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/thirteen-new-cases-raise-alarm-in-cyprus

The government of the Republic of Cyprus has issued a decree mandating 3000 randomized coronavirus tests in public places, while another 5000 tests were ordered in Limassol after an alarming spike in the southern town including 13 new cases in one day...

11. Endemic fears multiply in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/endemic-fears-multiply-in-limassol

Half of all coronavirus cases detected in July thus far came from local infections, with officials scrambling to break chains in Limassol where three more cases were added on Monday with a total of five suspected clusters...

12. Cypriot health experts lay it on the line

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-health-experts-lay-it-on-the-line

Health officials in the Republic of Cyprus say recently detected clusters of the coronavirus in Limassol do not pose a direct threat to the community but warn the bug never went away and only more testing will show how widespread it may be in the southern town...

13. Woman who refused test charged with assault

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/passenger-who-refused-test-charged-with-assault

A traveler was charged with assault over the weekend after an airport official said she was attacked by a passenger who refused to take a coronavirus test...

14. Cyprus orders new tests after Limassol spike

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-orders-new-tests-after-limassol-spike

The government in the Republic of Cyprus is preparing for randomized tests across the island, after orphan cases began to emerge in Limassol where cases were also being detected through contact tracing...

15. Cyprus announces two locally-acquired 'orphan' cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-announced-two-new-locally-acquired-orphan-cases

The Cyprus health ministry announced two new coronavirus cases on Friday, both of which were locally-acquired ‘orphan’ cases....

16. Health experts fear spike in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-experts-fear-spike-in-limassol

Health experts in Cyprus are becoming increasingly concerned following reports of three clusters of coronavirus in Limassol, but it has yet to be clarified whether there is any connection between clusters...

17. Tourism prospects completely lost, Famagusta hoteliers say

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tourism-prospects-completely-lost-famagusta-hoteliers-say

All tourism prospects for this year are definitively lost, the Famagusta branch of the Cyprus Hotel Association claimed after a meeting between its board of directors and the president of ruling party Disy Averof Neophytou....

18. More cases over the weekend

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-cases-over-the-weekend

Five cases were announced in the Republic of Cyprus over the weekend, and four passengers detected in the north, with the vast majority of cases on the island involving inbound travel from abroad...

19. Health ministry issues decree for asylum seekers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-ministry-decree-targets-asylum-seekers

The health ministry has issued a new decree requiring all asylum seekers who are ordered to stay in migrant camps to be tested for COVID-19 before checking in...

20. 74% of Cypriots want higher EU budget to tackle pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/74-of-cypriots-want-higher-eu-budget-to-tackle-pandemic

Three in four Cypriots believe the EU needs additional economic means in order to deal with the repercussions of the coronavirus pandemic, a study conducted by the European Parliament during the second half of June showed....

21. UNSG report on his good offices in Cyprus obtained by Kathimerini Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unsg-report-on-his-good-offices-in-cyprus-obtained-by-kathimerini-cyprus

The 39-page advance copy of the Report of the UN Secretary-General on his mission of good offices in Cyprus was obtained by Kathimerini Cyprus....

22. Eight new cases over the weekend

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eight-new-cases-over-the-weekend

Eight new coronavirus cases were confirmed over the weekend in the Republic of Cyprus, bringing the total number of known cases to 1021...

23. Greece sees new spike in Covid-19 numbers with 60 confirmed infections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-sees-new-spike-in-covid-19-numbers-with-60-confirmed-infections

Greek health authorities on Friday said they had confirmed 60 new SARS-CoV-2 infections in the last 24 hours in the country, which raise the total number to 3,732. ...

24. Number of people allowed to gather to increase on July 12

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/number-of-people-allowed-to-gather-to-increase-on-july-12

Cyprus’ positive epidemiological indicators allowed the Health Ministry to fast track raising the number of people allowed to gather in homes, public spaces, food and drink spots, and mass gatherings. The new rules will come into effect on July 12....

25. Greece says it is ready to reimpose restrictions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-says-its-ready-to-reimpose-restrictions

Greek authorities say they are ready to re-impose public and travel restrictions next week, warning that safety guidance for the coronavirus is being frequently ignored....

26. Health Minister alarmed over Belgium's inclusion of Cyprus in 'orange' travel zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-minister-alarmed-over-belgium-s-inclusion-of-cyprus-in-orange-travel-zone

Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou on Thursday expressed surprise over Belgium’s inclusion of Cyprus in its elevated risk zone for travel....

27. Two detained refugees shot in the north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/syrian-refugees-detained-in-the-north

Two undocumented migrants were injured in the north after being shot by police officers who attempted to detain them after a total of thirty Syrian refugees arrived at a beach Thursday early morning...

28. Health Minister issues call to Cyprus public to remain vigilant

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-minister-issues-call-to-cyprus-public-to-remain-vigilant

Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou called on the Cyprus public to stay vigilant and to continue taking personal protection measures as coronavirus is still among us, warning that we will remain unprotected until a vaccine is found....

29. North draws criticism over virus declaration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-draws-criticism-over-virus-declaration

Turkish Cypriot authorities declared the coronavirus a “dangerous infections disease” over the weekend, prompting criticism over the basis and timing of the announcement...

30. Officials scramble to halt coronavirus chain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-scramble-to-halt-coronavirus-chain

Health officials went on high alert over the weekend after two contacts, who tested positive for the coronavirus, were linked to a traveler who landed in the Republic of Cyprus more than two weeks ago...

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